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Trend of suicide in Iran during 2009 to 2012: epidemiological evidences from national suicide registration - Hajebi A, Ahmadzad-Asl M, Davoudi F, Ghayyomi R.
BACKGROUND: Suicide behaviors cause a large portion of Disability adjusted life years worldwide. Objectives: The aim of this research was to study the trend, correlations and discrepancy of registered suicide incidents in Iran from 2009 to 2012 using d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Treating suicidal thoughts and behaviors within an emotional disorders framework: acceptability and feasibility of the unified protocol in an inpatient setting - Bentley KH, Sauer-Zavala S, Cassiello-Robbins CF, Conklin LR, Vento S, Homer D.
We provide a theoretical rationale for applying a transdiagnostic, shared mechanism treatment (the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders [UP]) to suicidal thoughts and behaviors. We also present results from a proof of conce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The potential of simulation to enhance nursing students' preparation for suicide risk assessment: a review - Davison J, Mackay B, McGivern MJ.
Suicide risk assessment is a critical skill in preventing suicide. Yet most nurses do not feel confident in assessing suicide risk. Development of this potentially life-saving skill needs to begin at the undergraduate nursing level. As simulation is an eff... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide rates in cancer patients in the current era in United States - Kumar V, Chaudhary N, Soni P, Jha P.
Suicide rates are higher in cancer patients when compared with the general population. This is secondary to an increase in psychosocial stress due to poor prognosis of cancer and treatment-related morbidity (1-4). Improvements in cancer treatment and incre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide prevention for physicians: identification, intervention and mitigation of risk - Cole-King A, Platt S.
General physicians and general practitioners are at the front line of suicide prevention, and patients are commonly assessed or admitted to emergency department and medical wards following self-harm. The rate of suicide is low, making it hard to determine ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicidal behavior: a distinct psychobiology? - Salloum NC.
Over 800,000 suicide-related deaths are reported around the world every year, with one person committing suicide every 40 seconds (1). Extensive work aimed at improving suicide prevention has yet to deliver objective tools for better assessment and managem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Preoperative risk factors for suicide in candidates for weight loss surgery - Rigby A, Fink-Miller EL, Isaiah JD.
Suicide risk factors were examined in surgical weight loss (SWL) candidates and compared with weight management (WM) patients in an attempt to better understand the increased risk for suicide after bariatric surgery. Participants included 145 SWL and 103 W... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Comorbidity and suicidality in patients diagnosed with panic disorder/agoraphobia and major depression - Batinic B, Opaci ć G, Ignjatov T, Baldwin DS.
BACKGROUND: Comorbidity of anxiety and depression (both current and lifetime) is associated with greater chronicity and an increased risk of suicidality. We wished to ascertain which symptom clusters had the strongest association with suicidality. Our aims... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Awareness of suicide risk and communication between health care professionals and next-of-kin of suicides in the month before suicide - Draper B, Krysinska K, Snowdon J, De Leo D.
Based on psychological autopsy data, the study compared awareness of suicide risk in the deceased among next-of-kin (NOK) and health care professionals (HCPs), and communication between these two groups in the month before death. The NOKs had significantly... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Association between suicide-related ideations and affective temperaments in the Japanese general adult population - Mitsui N, Nakai Y, Inoue T, Udo N, Kitagawa K, Wakatsuki Y, Kameyama R, Toyomaki A, Ito YM, Kitaichi Y, Nakagawa S, Kusumi I.
BACKGROUND: Suicide rates are vastly higher in Japan than in many other countries, although the associations between affective temperaments and suicide-related ideations in the general adult population remain unclear. Therefore, we aimed to elucidate these... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

BackUp: development and evaluation of a smart-phone application for coping with suicidal crises - Pauwels K, Aerts S, Muijzers E, De Jaegere E, van Heeringen K, Portzky G.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a major public health issue and has large impact on the lives of many people. Innovative technologies such as smartphones could create new possibilities for suicide prevention, such as helping to overcome the barriers and stigma on h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Atypical depression and double depression predict new-onset cardiovascular disease in U.S. adults - Case SM, Sawhney M, Stewart JC.
BACKGROUND: Although depression is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), it is unknown whether this risk varies across depressive disorder subtypes. Thus, we investigated atypical major depressive disorder (MDD) and double depression as predictor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Did the suicide barrier work after all? Revisiting the Bloor Viaduct natural experiment and its impact on suicide rates in Toronto - Sinyor M, Schaffer A, Redelmeier DA, Kiss A, Nishikawa Y, Cheung AH, Levitt AJ, Pirkis J.
OBJECTIVE: This research aims to determine the long-term impact of the Bloor Street Viaduct suicide barrier on rates of suicide in Toronto and whether media reporting had any impact on suicide rates. DESIGN: Natural experiment. SETTING: City of Tor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Suffocation caused by plastic wrap covering the face combined with nitrous oxide inhalation - Leth PM, Astrup BS.
Suicide using a combination of a plastic bag over the head and inhalation of a non-irritating gas, such as helium, argon or nitrogen, has been reported in the literature. Here an unusual suicide method in a 17-year old man by suffocation from covering the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Deciphering suicide and other manners of death associated with drug intoxication: a centers for disease control and prevention consultation meeting summary - Stone DM, Holland KM, Bartholow B, Logan J, LiKamWa McIntosh W, Trudeau A, Rockett IRH.
Manner of death (MOD) classification (i.e., natural, accident, suicide, homicide, or undetermined cause) affects mortality surveillance and public health research, policy, and practice. Determination of MOD in deaths caused by drug intoxication is challeng... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Acute and chronic alcohol use correlated with methods of suicide in a Swiss national sample - Pfeifer P, Bartsch C, Hemmer A, Reisch T.
OBJECTIVES: Chronic and acute alcohol use are highly associated risk factors for suicides worldwide. Therefore, we examined suicide cases with and without alcohol use disorder (AUD) using data from the SNSF project "Suicide in Switzerland: A detailed natio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Prenatal and early postnatal depression and child maltreatment among Japanese fathers - Takehara K, Suto M, Kakee N, Tachibana Y, Mori R.
We investigated the association of paternal depression in the prenatal and early postnatal period with child maltreatment tendency at two months postpartum among Japanese fathers. This population-based longitudinal study recruited Japanese perinatal women ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Young men, masculinities and suicide - Rasmussen ML, Haavind H, Dieserud G.
OBJECTIVE: Young men constitute one of the highest risk groups for suicide in most countries. This gives reason to explore how meanings attached to masculinity can be evoked and handled when a young man takes his life. METHOD: In-depth interviews w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relationship between childhood trauma and the severity of adulthood depression and anxiety symptoms in a clinical sample: the mediating role of cognitive emotion regulation strategies - Huh HJ, Kim KH, Lee HK, Chae JH.
Background Childhood trauma is an important factor in adverse mental health outcomes, including depression and anxiety. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate a hypothesized model describing a pathway of childhood trauma and its influence on psy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rumination about social stress mediates the association between peer victimization and depressive symptoms during middle childhood - Monti JD, Rudolph KD, Miernicki ME.
This study examined whether maladaptive responses to a novel social s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predictors of depressive symptoms in emerging adulthood in a low-income urban cohort - Mondi CF, Reynolds AJ, Ou SR.
This study examined predictors of depressive symptoms in emerging adulthood in a sample of 1142 individuals (94% African American) who grew up in urban poverty. Data were drawn from a longitudinal study that followed participants from age five and included... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Depressive symptomatology among Norwegian adolescent boys and girls: the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) psychometric properties and correlates - Burdzovic Andreas J, Brunborg GS.
This study explored the potential contribution of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-IV)-based Patient Health Questionnaire-9 item (PHQ-9) instrument to the developmental epidemiology research in Norway, by examining depressive... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Correction: Experiences of severe childhood maltreatment, depression, anxiety and alcohol abuse among adults in Finland -
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177252.]. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Binge drinking and depression: the influence of romantic partners in young adulthood - Holway GV, Umberson D, Thomeer MB.
Although research shows that spouses influence each other's health behaviors and psychological well-being, we know little about whether these patterns extend to young people in nonmarital as well as marital relationships. We use the National Longitudinal S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A cross-national comparison of risk factors for teen dating violence in Mexico and the United States - Ludin S, Bottiani JH, Debnam K, Solis MGO, Bradshaw CP.
Involvement in dating violence has been linked with negative health outcomes including depressive symptomology, substance use, and later expressions of aggressing and victimizing behaviors. Less is known about the prevalence and mental health correlates of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Personal Health: When Anxiety or Depression Mask a Medical Problem
How long might it take before the true cause of the symptoms is uncovered and proper treatment begun? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Emotions Depression (Mental) Source Type: news

Why suicide? The analysis of motives for self-harm - Abbas MJ, Mohanna MA, Diab TA, Chikoore M, Wang M.
BACKGROUND: There is a gap in understanding the meaning and motives behind suicidal behaviour. Using the Ideal Type methodology, Jean Baechler systematically examined the internal logic of suicidal and self-harming behaviours. He developed a typology of el... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The specificity of public stigma: a comparison of suicide and depression-related stigma - Sheehan L, Dubke R, Corrigan PW.
Each year, approximately 1.3 million Americans survive a suicide attempt. While stigma has been reported by suicide attempt survivors, limited research has examined how suicide stigma may differ from the stigma of mental illness. U.S. adults (n = 440) comp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The role of premorbid personality and social cognition in suicidal behaviour in first-episode psychosis: a one-year follow-up study - Canal-Rivero M, Lopez-Mori ñigo JD, Barrigón ML, Perona-Garcelán S, Jimenez-Casado C, David AS, Obiols-Llandrich JE, Ruiz-Veguilla M.
BACKGROUND: High suicide attempt (SA) rates have been reported in first-episode psychosis (FEP) patients, particularly during the first year after the illness onset. Despite previous studies establishing several risk factors for suicidal behaviour in FEP, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The collaborative assessment and management of suicide (CAMS): an important model for mental health services to consider - Galavan E.
The collaborative assessment and management of suicide (CAMS) model has been developed over 25 years providing mental health clinicians with a flexible, evidenced-based, collaborative and ethically informed way of addressing suicidality with service users.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Systematic and organizational issues implicated in post-hospitalization suicides of medically hospitalized patients: a study of root-cause analysis reports - Riblet N, Shiner B, Mills P, Rusch B, Hemphill R, Watts BV.
OBJECTIVE: Medical hospitalization is a high risk period for suicide. It is important to understand system-level factors that may be associated with suicide after a medical hospitalization. METHOD: Retrospective study of root-cause analysis (RCA) r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide trends according to age, gender, and marital status in South Korea - Kim JW, Jung HY, Won DY, Noh JH, Shin YS, Kang TI.
The purpose of this study is to examine suicide trends in South Korea, which has one of the highest suicide rates in the world. The results show that the male suicide rate outweighs that of females, the likelihood of committing suicide increases with age, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Social determinants of depression and suicidal behaviour in the Caribbean: a systematic review - Brown CR, Hambleton IR, Sobers-Grannum N, Hercules SM, Unwin N, Nigel Harris E, Wilks R, MacLeish M, Sullivan L, Murphy MM.
BACKGROUND: Depressive disorder is the largest contributor to years lived with disability in the Caribbean, adding 948 per 100,000 in 2013. Depression is also a major risk factor for suicidal behaviour. Social inequalities influence the occurrence of depre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Self-inflicted skin lesions and trichotillomania due to rolled hair - Loi C, Piraccini BM, Misciali C, Starace M, Gurioli C, Patrizi A.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Risk factors of suicide attempt among people with suicidal ideation in South Korea: a cross-sectional study - Choi SB, Lee W, Yoon JH, Won JU, Kim DW.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a serious public health concern worldwide, and the fourth leading cause of death in Korea. Few studies have focused on risk factors for suicide attempt among people with suicidal ideation. The aim of the present study was to investig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Measuring acquired capability for suicide within an ideation-to-action framework - Burke TA, Ammerman BA, Knorr AC, Alloy LB, McCloskey MS.
OBJECTIVE: Despite the large literature on risk factors for suicide-related outcomes, few studies have examined risk for acting on suicidal thoughts among suicide ideators. The current study aimed to fill this gap by examining the role of acquired capabili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Male suicide among construction workers in Australia: a qualitative analysis of the major stressors precipitating death - Milner A, Maheen H, Currier D, Lamontagne AD.
BACKGROUND: Suicide rates among those employed in male-dominated professions such as construction are elevated compared to other occupational groups. Thus far, past research has been mainly quantitative and has been unable to identify the complex range of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Major physical health conditions and risk of suicide - Ahmedani BK, Peterson EL, Hu Y, Rossom RC, Lynch F, Lu CY, Waitzfelder BE, Owen-Smith AA, Hubley S, Prabhakar D, Williams LK, Zeld N, Mutter E, Beck A, Tolsma D, Simon GE.
This study seeks to investigate suicide risk among patients with a range of physical health conditions in a U.S. general populat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Lateralized hippocampal volume increase following high-frequency left prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with major depression - Hayasaka S, Nakamura M, Noda Y, Izuno T, Saeki T, Iwanari H, Hirayasu Y.
AIM: Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) has been applied as a treatment for patients with treatment-resistant depression in recent years, and a large body of evidence has demonstrated its therapeutic efficacy through stimulating neuronal p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Insight and suicidality in psychosis: a cross-sectional study - Massons C, Lopez-Morinigo JD, Pousa E, Ruiz A, Ochoa S, Usall J, Nieto L, Cobo J, David AS, Dutta R.
Aims We aimed to test whether specific insight dimensions are associated with suicidality in patients with psychotic disorders. Methods 143 patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders were recruited. Suicidality was assessed by item 8 of the Calgary... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Increased neural response to social rejection in major depression - Kumar P, Waiter GD, Dubois M, Milders M, Reid I, Steele JD.
BACKGROUND: Being a part of community is critical for survival and individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) have a greater sensitivity to interpersonal stress that makes them vulnerable to future episodes. Social rejection is a critical risk factor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Do thought control strategies applied to thoughts of suicide influence suicide ideation and suicide risk? - Tucker RP, Smith CE, Hollingsworth DW, Cole AB, Wingate LRR.
This study investigated whether the use of thought control strategies specific to suicidal thoughts influenced suicide ideation and suicide risk in a sample of adult students (N = 135) who were selectively recruited after endorsing a history of suicide ide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Did the Great Recession increase suicides in the USA? Evidence from an interrupted time-series analysis - Harper S, Bruckner TA.
PURPOSE: Research suggests that the Great Recession of 2007-2009 led to nearly 5000 excess suicides in the United States. However, prior work has not accounted for seasonal patterning and unique suicide trends by age and gender. METHODS: We calcula... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Clinical characterization of Italian suicide attempters with bipolar disorder - Dell'osso B, Vismara M, Dobrea C, Cremaschi L, Grancini B, Arici C, Benatti B, Buoli M, Ketter TA, Altamura AC.
Introduction Bipolar disorder (BD) is a chronic, highly disabling condition associated with psychiatric/medical comorbidity and substantive morbidity, mortality, and suicide risks. In prior reports, varying parameters have been associated with suicide risk... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Classification of suicide attempters in schizophrenia using sociocultural and clinical features: a machine learning approach - Hettige NC, Nguyen TB, Yuan C, Rajakulendran T, Baddour J, Bhagwat N, Bani-Fatemi A, Voineskos AN, Mallar Chakravarty M, De Luca V.
OBJECTIVE Suicide is a major concern for those afflicted by schizophrenia. Identifying patients at the highest risk for future suicide attempts remains a complex problem for psychiatric interventions. Machine learning models allow for the integration of m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Atopic dermatitis is associated with anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation, but not with hospitalization or suicide - Thyssen JP, Hamann CR, Linneberg A, Dantoft TM, Skov L, Gislason GH, Wu JJ, Egeberg A.
BACKGROUND: Atopic dermatitis (AD) has been linked with psychiatric disease in adults. However, the exact relationship and its consequences have been insufficiently studied. Our aim in this study was to assess the association between depression, anxiety an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A standardized crisis management model for self-harming and suicidal individuals with three or more diagnostic criteria of borderline personality disorder: the Brief Admission Sk åne randomized controlled trial protocol (BASRCT) - Liljedahl SI, Helleman M, Daukantaité D, Westrin A, Westling S.
BACKGROUND: Brief Admission is a crisis and risk management strategy in which self-harming and suicidal individuals with three or more diagnostic criteria of borderline personality disorder self-admit to hospital at times of increasing risk when other effo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A gender-specific analysis of suicide methods in deliberate self-harm - Kumar KK, Sattar FA, Bondade S, Hussain MMS, Piyandarshini M.
This study compared and assessed the methods used in DSH attempters as u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A systematic review: non-suicidal self-injury in Australia and New Zealand's Indigenous populations - Black EB, Kisely S.
OBJECTIVE To undertake a systematic review of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) prevalence, patterns, functions, and behavioural correlates for the Indigenous populations of Australia (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders) and New Zealand (NZ; Maori). ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Understanding suicide bombing through suicide research: the case of Pakistan - Khan MM.
Psychiatric Annals | In recent years, both suicide and suicide bombing (SB) have increased dramatically in Pakistan, a developing country in South Asia. Suicide had been a relatively rare event, and SB was virtually unknown. Over the last 20 to 30 years, h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news